GENE jumps, BAC busy, COOL freezes

Posted on Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Genetic Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: GENE) vaulted 65.8 percent to $5.57 Wednesday. Volume of 538,264 shares trampled its full-day volume average of 17,027.

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC) was a volume leader Wednesday, trading in 99,658,930 shares, catching up on its full-day average of 217,463,000. Prices for the stock slid back 2.8 percent to $14.59, as lower prices for bank shares weighed on the markets.

Majesco Entertainment Company (Nasdaq: COOL) tanked 17.9 percent Wednesday to $1.15.  Volume for the stock was 1,426,060 shares, three times its normal daily volume. Tuesday, COOL reported quarterly net revenues decreased 2.2 percent to $23.4 million versus $23.9 million in the same period a year ago. During this same period, the Company reported an operating loss of $1.3 million, compared to an operating loss of $5.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2009.

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